An upsurge in green lifestyle products have created a widespread perception that “going green” is a spendy habit. But sustainable living doesn’t have to be expensive! Today, we offer up 10 ways that you can “go green” and save money at the same time.
For the last 40 years, the United States electricity sector has been the country’s leading source of greenhouse gas emissions. Now, that’s changing–here’s how.
We get so many ‘asks’ these days from people trying to cut down on their carbon footprints & make the world a better place, but there’s only so much time in a day. So what are the most effective actions you can take to live a sustainable lifestyle in 2018?
Sometimes it can be hard to grasp the idea that climate change is really happening in 2018, especially when you don’t see its impacts every day. In fact, studies from Yale University show that although most Americans believe that climate change is real, very few believe that it will actually affect them. Far fewer realize
“This last year has been a turbulent one for the solar industry, between new tariffs and threats to federal funding for energy innovation programs…With all that’s going on, you’re not alone if you find yourself asking: what can the average person do to support local clean energy?” Solar has been through its share of challenges, though,
We’ve covered the climate benefits of solar energy extensively because we know that our energy systems are the single biggest emitter of greenhouse gases—but we also know that when it comes to climate change, that’s only half the story. When experts such as the writers of Drawdown consider how best to halt climate change, they take a holistic view
“The Solstice team has collectively spent decades studying solutions to climate change, but even we were shocked by some of these solutions. We got so excited that we put to gather a list of the five most interesting and unexpected solutions…” Recent changes in energy, agriculture, and transportation have made clean solutions more efficient and
Signs of America’s support for sustainability and energy efficiency are everywhere, from our overwhelming approval for solar development to our rapid adoption of energy-saving LED light bulbs. What actions can you take today, though, to make your home more energy-efficient and sustainable? And what are the more effective home modifications for the truly committed? Sometimes
Since the turn of the 20th century, a succession of outspoken voices has warned of an imminent crisis referred to as “peak oil”. The idea is that once we’ve reached the apex of available oil reserves, oil production can only plateau or decrease, causing energy prices to skyrocket and limiting the development of modern society.
Using renewable energy, like solar panels, can be one of the most effective ways to positively impact the environment. However, it’s important to keep more than just reducing emissions in mind when implementing renewable energy. Here are some ways that solar garden developers are able to ensure that their projects are built to protect our